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Tilting my head back causes vision and hearing loss. What should I do?

Tilting my head back causes vision and hearing loss. What should I do?

See a doctor soon.: This may be a sign of vertebralbasilar insufficiency syndrome - this means the blood vessels in the back of the neck supplying the brain may be compromised and you could be at risk of stroke. Be seen soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Hearing Loss (Definition)

Hearing loss, or hearing impairment, is a partial or total loss of the ability to hear and can affect one or both ears. Causes of hearing loss include noise, genetics, aging, infections, or trauma. Hearing loss may be temporary or permanent. Most causes of hearing loss are correctable or treatable. Sufferers should consult ...Read more


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Can tilting my head back causes vision and hearing loss?

Can tilting my head back causes vision and hearing loss?

See a doctor ASAP: Your description is a concern. Almost sounds like concussion like symptoms. I would not hesitate seeing a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Severe migraines on right side, pressure point of pain base of head/neck, right side weakness, trouble talking, vision/hearing loss what can cause it?

Severe migraines on right side, pressure point of pain base of head/neck, right side weakness, trouble talking, vision/hearing loss what can cause it?

If you are having: Problems talking and vision changes acutely, then you need to get someone to take you to the er now. If you have these symptoms always with your migraines and you have had full workup, it may be a different story. However, if these symptoms are new, have someone get you to an er or call can ambulance to rule out a stroke. Please do not take these symptoms lightly if they are new onset. ...Read more

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Blocked ear when I put my head back which causes hearing loss, clears when I lean forward. keep getting dizzy spells & ringing in my ear. Am I ok?

Blocked ear when I put my head back which causes hearing loss, clears when I lean forward. keep getting dizzy spells & ringing in my ear. Am I ok?

Serous otitis media: You are describing symptoms of fluid behind the ear drum which moves when you move your head forward and backwards. Change in hearing, dizziness and ringing in your ears all can be caused by this condition, serous otitis media. Vertigo is caused by an inflammation of the semi-circular canals behind the ear drum and resolves when treated. See your physician for treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause a throbbing head with hearing loss?

What can cause a throbbing head with hearing loss?

ENT consult: Throbbing pain in the head can be due to tension type headache or muscle pain, but hearing loss is not a common symptom; consult your pcp. If hearing loss is sudden and constant, ENT consult. ...Read more

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When i stand up, floor feels like it's bouncing notice it more on left side. Head pressure dizzy headed. Dr says sinuses. No hearing loss or ringing. Balance test good. What could be other cause?

When i stand up, floor feels like it's bouncing notice it more on left side. Head pressure dizzy headed. Dr says sinuses. No hearing loss or ringing. Balance test good. What could be other cause?

Central/Peripheral: There are two causes of vertigo and balance problems. Involvement pf the peripheral iner ear and nerve and central causes. If the inner ear is normal, then the most common cause of vertigo and balance problem is the variants of migraine, best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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My wife has bppv.Reoccurs frequently even with epley.Advances in surgery with lower risk of hearing loss?36 years old, no head injuries, healthy.

My wife has bppv.Reoccurs frequently even with epley.Advances in surgery with lower risk of hearing loss?36 years old, no head injuries, healthy.

Keep looking: Vertigo can have other causes than bppv, such as meniere's disease or migraine, so i would only consider surgery as a last resort. My suggestion would be to do a trial of medications to treat meniere's to see if they help, such as Lasix (furosemide) or acetazolamide. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more